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On Tuesday, July 27, 2021, crews will finish seal coating on South Goliad before beginning work in District 4 to seal coat the following areas:

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Big Spring Criminal Investigations Division Detectives and the Department of Public Safety Texas Ranger Division have been investigating the suspicious death of Maria Soto Hispanic/Female 46 years of age. On the 21st of July 2021 Detectives developed probable cause to have a warrant issued f…

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On the 21th of July 2021 at approximately 12:40 A.M., Big Spring Police Department officers and Big Spring Fire/EMS were dispatched to the 1100 blk Lloyd in reference to an unresponsive female victim.  Upon arrival officers and EMS found the female subject to be Maria Soto Hispanic/Female 46…

Scenic Mountain Medical Center will have 1st and 2nd doses available at a drive-thru clinic on Thursday, July 22, from 3pm to 6pm. The drive-thru clinic will take place at Whatley Plaza (North Driveway Entrance on Martin Luther King Blvd) located at 1601 W. 11th Place in Big Spring, Texas.

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On July 19, 2021, crews will be seal coating streets on Pickens Avenue and move into the Baylor Boulevard area later this afternoon. To complete the project more efficiently, the public is asked to remove ALL vehicles from specified roadways. Citizens are advised that vehicles will need to b…

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Howard Stewart, Comanche Trail Golf Course Manager, passed away on July 15, 2021. To allow our employees to attend funeral services for Howard, the Comanche Trail Golf Course Pro Shop will be closed from 10 AM to 12 noon on Monday, July 19, 2021. We apologize for any inconvenience.We ask the…

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The second round of Summer Shopping Extravaganza took place this past Thursday.  

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On Thursday, July 15, 2021, utility crews will be working on Goliad Street. Both northbound lanes of Goliad from FM 700 to East 23rd Street will be closed to thru traffic while work is completed. Travelers will be detoured around the work zone. We apologize for any inconvenience and ask for …

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There has been a lot of discussion regarding the roll-out waste containers and why the City is moving from the 3-yard dumpsters in the alley to front yard roll-out containers. We would like to explain the City’s position and why this conversion is necessary. City Staff and City Council take …

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The race is on … the Amazing Shopping Race that is. The race begins today and is brought to you by the Big Spring Area Chamber of Commerce. Participants will have until Aug. 4 to complete the tasks placed before them.

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Howard College is focused on building careers, installing knowledge to help further one's education, and that is being extended to the Howard County youth this summer as the Virtual Kid's College is gearing up.  Virtual Kids College is open for kids in 1st Grade through 4th Grade and STEM Ki…

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Beginning on Thursday, July 8, 2021, utility crews will begin repairing water lines on the west side of Big Spring. Residents on Andree Street to Anna Street from West 7th to West 9th will experience low to no water pressure while water lines are repaired.

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Date: To: From: Re:PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTJuly 2, 2021Media OutletsTodd Darden, City ManagerCity Offices Closing Early for the Independence Day HolidayCity of Big Spring offices will close at 4 PM on Friday, July 2, 2021, for the Independence Day holiday. All City of Big Spring offices w…

AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will be increasing the number of Texas Highway Patrol Troopers on the road from Friday, July 2, through Monday, July 5, as part of Operation CARE (Crash Awareness Reduction and Effort) and Operation Holiday. DPS Troopers will be on the roa…

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The Russ McEwen Family Aquatic Center will be closed on Saturday, July 3rd in preparation for Pops in the Park on Saturday, July 3rd. The aquatic center will be open from 1pm-6pm on Sunday, July 4th and will be closed for private parties only on Monday, July 5th. The center will open for reg…

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Due to a disruption of a water transmission line, customers on the north and west sides of town will experience low to no water pressure while repairs are made. We appreciate your patience and cooperation in this matter. If you have questions, please contact the office of Shane Bowles, Publi…

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Community members gathered at the Heritage Museum to take a trip back in time to 1976. 

The City of Big Spring will be distributing fans to those in need on Friday, June 25, 2021. We will be at City Council Chambers located at 307 East 4th Street from 9:00 AM to 12:00 noon, while supplies last. Supplies are limited and fans will be distributed on a first come, first served basi…

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To serve and meet the needs of local veterans is the main focus and mission for the DAV Chapter 47 in Big Spring.  The support which is extended throughout the year,  in many ways,  is made possible through the community partnerships that have been formed over the years.  

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The Big Spring Cowboy Reunion and Rodeo will be wrapping up tonight at the rodeo arena,  followed by the Rodeo Dance featuring Randy Rogers Band.  

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Quilt of Valor Presenter Mike Tarpley, of Big Spring, traveled to Sterling City this past week to do a special presentation to six veterans. The presentation took place at the First Baptist Church in Sterling City, with a special presentation following at one veteran's home. 

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 Update: According to a press release from the office of District Attorney Richard N. Thompson, Shawn Adkins has been arrested in connection to the murder of Hailey Dunn. 

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At 10:30 a.m. Monday the Big Spring Police Department was dispatched to 1601 Martin Luther King Blvd (Scenic Mountain Medical Center) at the request of Scenic Mountain Medical Center staff due to a rumor that a subject was possibly on their property and the subject had recently been involved…

A little bit of laughter can go a long way. Not only is laughter good for the soul, but on June 11 there will be an opportunity to enjoy a good laugh and support a local veteran organization. The Veterans of Comedy and Friends are hosting a Benefit Comedy Show at the VFW Post 2013 from 7 p.m…

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There has been a large water main leak on the west side of Big Spring. Residents on Andree Street to Anna Street from West 7th to West 9th will experience low to no water pressure while water lines are repaired.We are asking the community to be patient; crews will work as quickly as possible…

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On Wednesday, June 2, 2021, crews will be working in the intersection of Goliad and East 24th Street. This work will require that one lane of East 24th Street be closed to thru traffic. The opposite lane of traffic will be closed on Thursday, June 3, 2021, to complete repairs. If you must tr…

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The downpour of rain didn't stop Howard County residents from gathering to give honor where honor is due. 

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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has notified the CITY OF BIG SPRING TX1140001 that the drinking water being supplied to customers had exceeded the Maximum Contaminant Level (MCL) for total trihalomethanes. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) has establish…

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City utility crews are working on a 12-inch leak in the Coronado subdivision. Customers in this area will have low water pressure and/or total water interruption while repairs are made. Work is ongoing and will continue until complete. We apologize for any inconvenience and ask for your pati…

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On Monday, May 24, 2021, City contractors began working on water lines on the west side of Big Spring from Andree Street to Anna Street from West 7th to West 9th. Customers in this area will experience low to no water pressure while water lines are replaced. Water service interruption will c…

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Local police, fire and EMS respond to a wreck which occurred about 10:15 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Seventh and Scurry streets. 

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Big Spring Class of 2021 along with family and friends celebrated the closing of their high school chapter with commencement ceremonies at Memorial Stadium this past Friday night. 

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A fellow Scenic Mountain Medical Center (SMMC) employee is counting his blessings after losing his home because of a fire on April 3. David Deasis, plant operations tech of 10 years at Scenic Mountain, received a $5,000 donation from the Steward Health Care Disaster Relief Foundation to help…

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The preliminary autopsy has been released to investigators which indicates Mr. Henry’s cause of death was found to be the result of a heart attack.  Investigators believe this heart attack was attributed to the dog attacking him.  The owner of the dog has signed an owner release euthanasia, …

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Governor Greg Abbott today informed the U.S. Department of Labor that Texas will opt out of further federal unemployment compensation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, effective June 26, 2021. This includes the $300 weekly unemployment supplement from the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compen…

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Severe storms are expected today capable of very large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes!  The strongest storms and larger hail threat is expected later this evening/the earlier morning hours of Tuesday, 5/18/21.  There look to be multiple rounds of storms, with the first storms like…

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